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USCD1200 QCALC.
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USCD1200 QCALC.

QCALC, Reaction and Decay Q-Values, Threshold Energies from Atomic Masses

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  QCALC.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
QCALC USCD1200/01 Tested 02-FEB-1995

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
USCD1200/01 VAX under VMS DEC VAX 6000
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

QCALC is an interactive program which allows to calculate reaction Q-values and threshold energies and decay Q-values based on the Atomic Mass Evaluation (see references) and to retrieve other quantities contained in this evaluation.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION:
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM

The program is specifically a VMS and Open-VMS program making extensive use of the  DEC Screen Manager Library. It is not designed as a general ENSDF utility code.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:
USCD1200/01
The program works interactively.
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM

For reaction Q-values, ranges of reaction targets and reaction types may be selected. For decay Q-values, ranges of parent nuclides or decay modes may be selected.
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS:
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
USCD1200/01 02-FEB-1995 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

-  G. Audi, A.H. Wapstra:
   "The 1993 Atomic Mass Evaluation.
    (I) Atomic Mass Table"
   Nucl Phys. A565, 1 (1993)
- G. Audi, A.H. Wapstra:
   "The 1993 Atomic Mass Evaluation.
    (II) Nuclear-Reaction and Separation Energies."
   Nucl Phys. A565, 66 (1993)
- C. Borcea, G. Audi, A.H. Wapstra, P. Favaron:
   "The 1993 Atomic Mass Evaluation.
    (III) Separation and Decay Energies. Graphs of Systematic
    Trends"
   Nucl Phys. A565, 158 (1993)
- G. Audi, A.H. Wapstra, M. Dedieu:
   "The 1993 Atomic Mass Evaluation.
    (IV) Evaluation of Input Data, Adjustment Procedures"
   Nucl Phys. A565, 193 (1993)
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS:
USCD1200/01
The program was installed by NEA-DB on a DEC VAX-6000-510 computer.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
USCD1200/01 FORTRAN-77
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:
USCD1200/01
The program was executed by NEA-DB under VAX/VMS 5.5-2.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

The program makes extensive use of the VAX/VMS Screen Manager Library and is therefore not easily transportable to other platforms.
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

     Thomas Burrows
     National Nuclear Data Center
     Brookhaven National Laboratory
     UPTON, NY 11973, U. S. A.
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
USCD1200/01
File name File description Records
USCD1200_01.001 Information file 98
USCD1200_01.002 Author's information file 117
USCD1200_01.003 Fortran source to create the ISAM files 408
USCD1200_01.004 Fortran source to calculate and retrieve 10412
USCD1200_01.005 Fortran source subprogram library 11121
USCD1200_01.006 Fortran source inclusions file 66
USCD1200_01.007 Information file for data files 152
USCD1200_01.008 Table of measured masses 2690
USCD1200_01.009 Recommended Masses 2690
USCD1200_01.010 Measured reaction and separation energies 1 2690
USCD1200_01.011 Recommended reaction & separation energies 1 2690
USCD1200_01.012 Measured reaction and separation energies 2 2690
USCD1200_01.013 Recommended reaction & separation energies 2 2690
USCD1200_01.014 For creation of Help library 659
USCD1200_01.015 Auxiliary file for Help library 1 7
USCD1200_01.016 Auxiliary file for Help library 2 4
USCD1200_01.017 Auxiliary file for Help library 3 8
USCD1200_01.018 Auxiliary file for Help library 4 6
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17. CATEGORIES
  • A. Cross Section and Resonance Integral Calculations

Keywords: decay heat, mass balance, nuclear reaction yield, nuclear reactions, radioactive decay.